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ICD-10-CM Code L98.2
Febrile neutrophilic dermatosis [Sweet]

Billable Code
Billable codes are sufficient justification for admission to an acute care hospital when used a principal diagnosis.
| ICD-10 from 2011 - 2016

L98.2 is a billable ICD code used to specify a diagnosis of febrile neutrophilic dermatosis [Sweet]. A 'billable code' is detailed enough to be used to specify a medical diagnosis.

The ICD code L982 is used to code Febrile neutrophilic dermatosis

Sweet's syndrome (SS), or acute febrile neutrophilic dermatosis is a skin disease characterized by the sudden onset of fever, an elevated white blood cell count, and tender, red, well-demarcated papules and plaques that show dense infiltrates by neutrophil granulocytes on histologic examination.

Specialty: Dermatology
MeSH Code: D016463
ICD 9 Code: 695.89

"Sweet's syndrome lesions with the classical form of the dermatosis. (a) Five centimeter pseudovesicular erythematous plaque on the shoulder (b) One centimeter nodular lesion on the arm (c) Erythematous, pseudovesicular plaques of acute febrile neutrophilic dermatosis on the hand"

Source: Wikipedia

MS-DRG Mapping

  • DRG Group #606-607 - Minor skin disorders with MCC.
  • DRG Group #606-607 - Minor skin disorders without MCC.

Related Concepts SNOMET-CT

  • Sweet's disease due to drug (disorder)

Coding Advice SNOMET-CT

  • Possible requirement for an external cause code

ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index References for 'L98.2 - Febrile neutrophilic dermatosis [Sweet]'

The ICD-10-CM Alphabetical Index links the below-listed medical terms to the ICD code L98.2. Click on any term below to browse the alphabetical index.

Sweet's disease or dermatosis (L98.2)


Other specified erythematous conditions (approximate match)

This is the official approximate match mapping between ICD9 and ICD10, as provided by the General Equivalency mapping crosswalk. This means that while there is no exact mapping between this ICD10 code L98.2 and a single ICD9 code, 695.89 is an approximate match for comparison and conversion purposes.

Parent Code: L98 - Other disorders of skin and subcutaneous tissue, not elsewhere classified

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